Device is the link between your external things and the data in your account. You need to create a device in order to allow anything to send or receive data from your buckets. The communication between the external devices and Tago is done through HTTP methods using the JSON format (HTTP in fact). Detailed information about how to interface with the devices can be found in the API documentation.

Adding Devices

To view the documentation on how to add a device go to the Getting Started section.

Managing Devices

By clicking on any device under your list of devices you can find several sections with detailed information about it.

Active

This option will define how Tago will respond to any request from the device. If the switch is ‘NO’, the system will deny access to any command coming from the device. When it is ‘YES’, the system will continue checking the credentials (token) and respond accordingly.

Visible

With this option it is possible to hide a specific device from the Device list. It may be helpful when creating a Dashboard and using the widget *Form* that has a field type called ‘Device’. When configured with a device, the form will show the list of all visible devices connected to that bucket.